Lung Cancer News

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Jun

02

Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise

By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

Jun

02

1 in 4 Smokers With Gene Defect May Get Lung Cancer

Study finds smokers with gene normally linked to breast cancer appear to have a much higher risk of lung cancer

May

31

Experimental Drug May Extend Lung Cancer Survival, Study Suggests

But experts debate significance of this expensive treatment

May

30

5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk

Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

May

29

Abnormal Lung Scan May Be 'Teachable Moment' for Smokers

Researchers find bad news motivates many to quit tobacco

May

26

Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

Cover up or slather on the sunscreen to protect skin from the sun, even on cloudy says, advise experts

May

20

Gene Tests May Improve Lung Cancer Care: Study

Screening for mutations helps doctors choose targeted therapies that could increase survival, researchers say

May

13

Lung Cancer Not on Many Women's Radar: Survey

Although lung cancer is biggest cancer killer, women believe breast cancer is a bigger concern

May

11

Skin Cancer Prevention Tips

Most lesions are treatable if caught early, says expert

May

09

Just Seeing a Doctor May Boost the Odds of Surviving Melanoma

Study finds link between checkups and lower death rates from the dangerous skin cancer

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